Job Opportunity

WebGL Developer

Date Categories Country Type Location
December 16 2023 Programming United States FULL-TIME REMOTE

Company Overview:

Pudgy Penguins, an innovative and beloved digital fine art project born in 2021, has transformed into a heartwarming brand crafting daily mental health reminders, stories, animations, and digital experiences that resonate globally. With a passionate community behind us, we're evolving into PudgyWorld, an immersive web-based MMORPG set in the enchanting realm of Pudgy Penguins.

Job Description:

Pudgy Penguins is seeking a talented WebGL Developer to join our team in creating an immersive and enchanting MMORPG experience. As a WebGL Developer, you will play a pivotal role in crafting the whimsical world of Pudgy Penguins, allowing players to embark on quests, partake in mini-games, and connect with friends in an engaging digital environment.


  • Develop Immersive WebGL Experiences: Utilize your expertise in WebGL to build engaging and performant 3D environments and interactive experiences within the Pudgy Penguins universe.
  • JavaScript Mastery: Leverage your 3-5 years of experience in writing clean, organized vanilla JavaScript to create efficient and robust code without relying on frameworks.

  • Shader Development: Create and optimize shaders, demonstrating an understanding of their performance implications and utilizing basic linear algebra where necessary.
  • Performance Optimization: Debug and enhance the performance of WebGL applications, implementing tailored solutions like frustum culling strategies, batching, LODs, etc., ensuring compatibility across various devices.
  • 3D Package Integration: Apply your knowledge of 3D packages such as Blender or Houdini to enhance workflows and contribute to procedural workflows within the development process.


  • Technical Proficiency: Demonstrated experience (2-3 years) in building immersive WebGL experiences from scratch, backed by a robust portfolio showcasing your work.
  • JavaScript Expertise: Strong command over vanilla JavaScript, keeping abreast of modern practices and showcasing the ability to develop tools or helpers as needed.

  • Shader and Performance Optimization: Proficiency in writing shaders, understanding their impact on performance, and implementing optimizations for diverse device compatibility.

  • 3D Package Familiarity: Knowledge of 3D packages like Blender or Houdini and an eagerness to explore procedural workflows.
  • Passion for Gaming and Creativity: A genuine interest in crafting memorable experiences, gaming, and a commitment to contributing to Pudgy Penguins' uplifting content mission.

Additional Information:

This is an opportunity to be at the forefront of creating an enchanting digital world within the Pudgy Penguins universe. Join us in our mission to spread joy, foster community, and bring smiles to the faces of a global audience.

If you're passionate about pushing the boundaries of WebGL technology and creating immersive digital experiences, we'd love to hear from you!

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